Johnny Dladla appointed Eskom acting chief executive
The Eskom board has appointed Johnny Dladla as the acting chief executive, following a series of leadership crises at the power utility.
We still won't vote against Zuma - ANC caucus on secret ballot ruling
The ANC in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete must decide again on a motion of no confidence.
Should everyone be getting the HIV prevention pill as part of this new study?
Only some study participants have access to the tablet that can cut the risk of HIV infection by more than 90%.
Concourt: Speaker has the powers to prescribe secret ballot
The ConCourt has ordered that Baleka Mbete has the constitutional power to prescribe a secret ballot vote during a motion of no confidence.

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Johnny Dladla appointed Eskom acting chief executive
The Eskom board has appointed Johnny Dladla as the acting chief executive, following a series of leadership crises at the power utility.

Politics

Mkhize defends Gigaba
The home affairs minister says her predecessor did nothing untoward by waiving a minor naturalisation rule for Guptas

Environment

​Gauteng approves abattoir, threatening Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve
Authorisation for a new slaughterhouse, next to a Unesco site, has brought to a halt attempts to protect one of Gauteng’s last natural landscapes.

Education

Rights of foreign kids trampled on
Educating undocumented children is a moral and legal imperative that the state must recognise

Business

Taxi owners bled dry by credit costs
Seen as risky, operators have to finance their vehicles at high interest rates and many are battling to stay afloat

M&G Africa

Why ex-combatants pose a threat to Côte d’Ivoire’s stability
Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren’t serving in the formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country.

Bhekisisa

Should everyone be getting the HIV prevention pill as part of this new study?
Only some study participants have access to the tablet that can cut the risk of HIV infection by more than 90%.

Sport

Lions test the waters for the Boks
The British and Irish Lions’ games in New Zealand may show what it takes to beat the All Blacks

World

The connection between Grenfell and Finsbury Park
Both the Grenfell fire and the Finsbury Park attack are the result of the UK government's vilification of the 'other'.

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Arts & Culture

Lest we forget: Grand histories are built on personal stories
"I found it very connective and de-isolating, soothing the pain I felt as a child"
On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and sub-editor Refiloe Seiboko
Analysing a film I haven’t seen
The taster for the film opening the Durban Film Festival redefines trailer trash
Children’s theatre festival cradled creativity and encouraged empathy
"Theatre is often a space in which empathetic listening happens, and very often unknowingly"